Author Archives: Stephanie


My husbands Dutch grandma used to make crêpes for the family.  It brought everyone to the table and you anxiously waited for when it was your turn to get one fresh off the pan.  My husband has taken over this … Continue reading

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I love toddlers!

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Turkeys have a distinct sound.  In the early morning moments I sit by the window sipping my coffee in the silence of the house.  Outside, however, is definitely not silent!  The turkeys are “chirping” and “talking” to each other in … Continue reading

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One of our daughters got married last fall. I’d like to share how we saved money and how we made the preparations easier. One of the biggest expenses, after the hall of course, is the dress.  As soon as she … Continue reading

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Random moments

I love when I catch the kids at random times doing things that I’m not expecting.

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Use number 1021 for canning jars…

Centerpieces for our daughter’s November wedding!

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We’ve been crazy busy canning corn and tomato sauce for the past couple weeks. Funny how you forget things.  I couldn’t remember if I was supposed to use 10 or 15 lbs of pressure.  I googled it and….. They were … Continue reading

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